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Next Death Cafe and keeping in contact

Liz O
in Gainsborough
The next Death Cafe will be held on Thursday March 16th, 2pm, at the Cycle Cafe in Tower Street. With the closure of Streetlife and move to Nextdoor we don't want to "lose" anyone who has or would like to attend the Death Cafe. If you would like to ... [ more ]
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Charlotte B
You sound like a friendly group but unfortunately I'm at work in the afternoon when you meet. When I saw an evening meeting advertised on the cafe Facebook page I thought you also did an evening meetings.


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Cardinal B
Ive been using Martlesham Service Centre for seven years. Ive never had to return a car for rework, and their prices are very reasonable. Excellent service. 20 Betts Ave, Martlesham, Ipswich IP5 3RH Open today 8am–5:30pm 01473 631111

Free computer advice and support session at AgeUK Ipswich (23 February)

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AgeUK Help Centre, 41A Upper Brook Street, Ipswich Town Centre (opposite Sainsbury's)
Kennedy in Ipswich Town Centre
Would you like to learn to use a computer, tablet or the Internet? AgeUK Suffolk and Lxpert are offering FREE computer advice and support to older people. Those browsing at the AgeUK shop in Ipswich Town Centre will have an opportunity to speak to ... [ more ]

Someone to wash van

Anna D
in Rose Hill
Hi, would anyone be interested in washing my transit van once a month for £10? Someone still at school maybe? Rosehill Road area.
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found rabbit

Chrissie M in Gainsborough
White rabbit found in our back garden, rabbit is safe but really would like to re unite her with her owners.

Free computer advice and support session at AgeUK Ipswich (16 February)

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AgeUK Help Centre, 41A Upper Brook Street, Ipswich Town Centre (opposite Sainsbury's)
Kennedy in Ipswich Town Centre
Would you like to learn to use a computer, tablet or the Internet? AgeUK Suffolk and Lxpert are offering FREE computer advice and support to older people. Those browsing at the AgeUK shop in Ipswich Town Centre will have an opportunity to speak to ... [ more ]

Electrician recommendations

Beth T
in Gainsborough
Hi All, can anyone recommend a good, reliable and reasonable electrician in the Ipswich area. Thanks Beth
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Death Cafe

in Ipswich Town Centre
Don't forget.....Death Cafe, Thursday, 2pm at the Cycle Cafe. See my wonderful tee shirt, all the way from Mexico, chat about death and associated things, have tea/coffee/cake and meet some lovely people.  See you there.
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Interested  how are you going to let people know about the meeting times etc when streetlife shut down if you do it through Nextdoor you will lose your privacy?
Liz O
Watchfull Anyone who is interested in joining or continuing with the Death Cafe can Private Message me their email address so we can keep in contact after Streetlife closes. It looks like Interested has left but I already have contact details.

Costs Of Work Done

in Gainsborough
Threads on StreetLife asking for recommendations for workmen generally result in useful responses from those who have had work done, and less useful responses from tradespeople recommending themselves. I would like to see a ban on the latter, but ... [ more ]
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Ray L
Checkatrade charges the traders to 'advertise'  - so it is in their interest to minimise 'bad' reviews.    I have been disapponted with tradespeople I have contacted and used via checkatrade and I no longer use them;  I have seen comments elsewhere ... [ more ]
personally i would never pay for leads like my builder and rated people work. i have heard from people that used it they get false leads to buy and bid for. not for me that. checkatrade is just  piece of mind for my customers as i have over 200 ... [ more ]

Kitchen Designer/Installer

Paul C
in Ipswich Town Centre
Hi We have a rather long smallish kitchen which needs renovating so are looking for a company that could provide us with plenty of ideas to get the best out of the space and possibly install the design. Are there any companies in the Ipswich area that ... [ more ]

Good quality carpet needs a good home

in Broke Hall
I've been gifted a large amount of very good quality deep pile carpet, far more than I need for the job. One of the off-cuts is small room size  10' x 10+' -  box room or child's bedroom. It's a kind of silvery - green colour.  It's such good quality ... [ more ]

Tree surgeon

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Carpet fitter required

in Broke Hall
Hi Are there any carpet fitters on SL? I have a stair carpet to lay. Nothing complicated at all. One small turn at the bottom of the stairs.
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Kyle S
I'd highly recommend Suffolk Carpet Weavers in Martlesham. Used them for most of our house over the last couple of years.


John W inactive in Westbourne
Like being outdoors, want some exercise but don’t want to go to the gym, like to have a go at growing your own, don’t mind a bit of hard word? Then why not take on an allotment? Email for further details if you’re ... [ more ]
Jean A
We also have some vacant plots at Castle Hill Allotments.   We are also working on setting up a community plot which will be for people who don't want a full allotment but would like to grow a few vegetables   For our community plot, there will be ... [ more ]

Free to a good home large amount of unused premium carpet grippers

Graham H in Ipswich Town Centre
There are quite a lot which had been hidden behind an oven we have just replaced probably around 40 FREE if you come and get them now .. Call me on 07875720623

Electrician to fit a cooker

Graham H in Ipswich Town Centre
We need someone who is properly qualified but doesn't cost a packet to remove one oven (we've already done most of it except the wiring ..) and wire up another in its place. Call Graham 07875720623 ASAP
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June P
electticty is something you should not mess with unless you know what you are doing.this is how fires start faulty wiring.

What's happening near Stoke Bridge?

Graham C
in Gainsborough
Anyone know what's happening in the closed car park at the Stoke Bridge end of the Waterfront? The site has been sold and now they're digging big holes! I must have missed a notice somewhere... hope it's something exciting 😉
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Ipswich Ltd
Archaeological. It is a requirement before they can build on the land. A lot was found rather close many years back including when they did the Star Lane gyratory.

Illegal Parking in Arras Sqaure

Martin C
in Priory Heath
Everytime I walk through St Stephens Lane/Arras Square now there seem to be more and more cars parked there. Its got a lot worse since BHS closed.  I assume they are all parked illegally but why is no one enforcing the restriction here? And if there ... [ more ]
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Hummm. Something is not right here. SCC say the restrictions can be legally enforced from the 3rd, and IBC are isduing tickets on the 2nd! Maybe just a dry run.... :-)

Save IBC Ipswich crown pools creche

Kevin A
in Sproughton
A very recent announcement has been made with regards to the closure of creche facilities at Ipswich crown pools. This is very sad news that would affect the pools and society. PLEASE SIGN THIS PETITION AGAINST THE CLOSURE OF THE CRECHE ... [ more ]
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Sheila O
Nosey ron cant imagine a busy mum taking her child with her to the gym cant take a child on the treadmill !! Also have you not heard of mums just having a little space while you are busy at work you are able to talk to your nearest collegue mum has 4 ... [ more ]
Nosey Ron
To run you don't need a treadmill , walking is also very good for the child too. Why should taxpayers pay for the parents jolly ? People get too many easy options now , bad for all of society imho.

Bulk bag.

Mark O in Priory Heath
Hi all streetlifers hope all is well are any of you or knows someone who is having building work done if you or they have any bulk bags that you or anyone wanna get rid of please can you let me know please. Thanks

Man (or Woman!) With A Van needed

in Broke Hall
Does anyone know of someone with access to a van in the Ipswich area, please? It's not a huge job and no lifting required (we can do that part!). I've been given several off-cuts of new carpet to re-cover our stairs and spare room but we've only a ... [ more ]
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Get 4 Carpets Cleaned for £69

East Anglia Carpet Cleaning
in East Anglia Carpet Cleaning
CLICK HERE TO VISIT WEBSITE Yes it’s correct! Any 4 rooms for just £69.00. We deep vacuum, pre-spray the carpets, treat stains, rotary shampoo (for a deep down clean) and finally extract with our high powered carpet steam cleaner. Result – clean ... [ more ]

Rogue fish sellers

Lesley F
in Gainsborough
I had an alert from Suffolk Police to warn of rogue fish sellers in the area and to report any information to Suffolk Trading Standards via a national phone number run by Citizens Advice. (Suffolk TS seemed far removed from this reporting process. ... [ more ]
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Sara J
There is Fishmonger who I've seen regularly on Broke Hall in a small white van. I don't think he cold calls though, he seems to have his regulars.

Anyone lost a zebra finch?

Fiona M in California
My neighbour found a white zebra finch in her porch at the weekend and I've now taken it in as I have a spare Bird cage. Is anyone missing him from their aviary? Found Spring road area.

Woodbridge Road East Chemist

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I'm a bit late to this thread but, having gone through it, I think there's a huge amount of snobbery surrounding Greggs. True, their stuff is mass-produced (although baked savouries are cooked on the premises) and not particularly healthy if you're ... [ more ]
Anita H
So, all bakery comments made, (and I'm a firm supporter of Martins) what is replacing the chemist???? Anyone know?